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Over the years, our very own students have created some wonderful articles, tips and information about what it's like to be a student at the University of Wyoming. Follow along with our student's stories and if you're interested in becoming a student yourself, visit our admissions page to get started!


Two students working on computers Six ways you can better prepare for online studies

As you're adjusting to an online learning environment, we want to make sure you have access to helpful tips that can increase your productivity and happiness as finish the semester. First and foremost, never be afraid to ask for help.

Professor explaining brick laying to a student 4 Reasons You Should Get to Know Your Professors

You’re busy. You have multiple classes, and maybe a job or internship. You have friends and family obligations. You have laundry. And don’t forget that four-hour stack of homework waiting to get done. But in the midst of all the madness, it can be really beneficial to take some time to get to know y

Advisor pointing information out to student on computer Not Sure What to Major in? Visit ACES.

When I first enrolled at UW as a transfer student, I was thrilled for a new chapter in my academics, enthusiastic to dive into university life...and completely unsure of what I wanted to study. Sound familiar?

Woman interacting with holographic brain Why I Chose Computer Science as a Major

Back in 2015, three recipients of the 2015 Computer Science Student of the Year award at the University of Wyoming shared their reasons behind choosing to major in a challenging field. Hear what these three women had to say about Computer Science.

Campus entrance covered in snow How to Choose the Right College

There are many factors to think about when you are trying to find a college that is the right fit for you. A lot of times, students have one or two check boxes that they absolutely have to have filled, in order to choose a school.

Two students pose in front of a mural in downtown Laramie. Check Out the Artsy Scenes of Laramie

Are you an enthusiast for all things artsy? Don’t worry—we got you. Even though Laramie is known for its outdoorsy, rugged activities, we are also proud of the thriving culture that permeates our vibrant little town.

Professor and student play saxophone together Audition Tips from Music Department Chair Scott Turpen

We've asked our music department to pass along three easy tips to make your audition day a success. Click on the video below to see what has to say about making the audition a smooth and stress-free process.

Students cheer at a football game in the UW student section. 10 Things Only UW Students Know

Every college experience is different, and no two students go through their time at the University of Wyoming the same way. However, there are some things that are unique to the UW experience.

Students play the saxophone together at a concert. Music Department Offers Valuable Degrees

Deciding what to do with your life at 18 can be daunting. You're interested in a Department of Music degree, but not sure what to major in? Let us help!

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